Introductions to Rudraksha.
Rudraksha are widely accepted Hindu Beads to shiva devotees which Grows in Sacred Holy Trees in Nepal. It can be seen using in different purpose beside worship or worn. Its trees name is Rudraksha trees spoken in its mainly production area in nepal. Nowadays,except hindu, many buddhist,christian and others religions people wear in search of peace.
Rudraksha is not only sacred beads in Hindu Religions but it is also widely used for its magical properties for health,wealth,peace and prosperity. The producer of Holy Rudraksha is Lord shiva. So it is also known as oranment of Lord Shiva. According to Religious view, Rudraksha do represent various god/goddess starting from its various Faces or mukh (types). But,we should not be confused that each and every types of Rudraksha are Shiva and they are lovely oranment of Lord Shiva. Shiva is greatest hindu god and hindu patron. His name is taken with Hindu Trinity. The Lord Brahma (creator of universe), Lord vishnu (the preserver of universe) and Shiva (The destroyer of illusions). According to hindu scripture vishnu devotees wear or chant mantra from tulsi beads but for shiva mantra japa rudraksha mala is best. Among leaves bel patra leaves is favourite to shiva and among wearing beads and mala rudraksha is best to siva.
The Scientific and English name of Rudraksha – Elaeocarpus Ganitrus and Utrasum beads
Widely Accepted name – Rudraksh , Rudraksha beads or Rudraksha Trees
Other Less spoken names (some area/individual people) – shivaksha,rudra etc.
Origin of Rudraksha (Original Text)
The Lord Shiva is helpful to everyone, He provides knowledge to Every one, And He save his devotees from Sinking in Ocean of illusion,lust,anger and dishonesty.
Similarly , the World Ruler with his Special attributes he is Known by his name Rudra.
The word Rudraksha is derived From Two words They are Rudra + Aksha . Rudra is one of his favourite or famous names. Whereas Aksha meaning the Sense or Soul . The word Rudraksha is derived with mercy of lord shiva with his knowledge ,Sense and Inner Soul. The Fruits name was named as Rudraksha. Simply,Rudraksha = rudra +aksha. Where rudra symbolize shiva and aksha symbolize tears drops of shiva in sanskrit language. So this beads fruits produces from shiva eyes so known as Rudraksha.
Origin of Rudraksha is considered as very pure, Lord shiva Produces Rudraksha to balance creatures.
Origin story From siva Puran – There was a King Demon name as Tripur. He used to kill devtas(god) and hide inside his magical city. Being Strong through lord brahma boon he have intention to destroy entire world. One day from the request of various god to lord shiva, shiva came know about this demon and his activity.
Within a Second after listening to this news, Shiva makes his eyes red. He carried his Bow and kill this demon. To kill this demon lord shiva have to do great labor through which some tears ldrops from lord shiva eyes fell down in Earth. From this tears drops which fell in earth immediately produces a sacred plant. Which are famous as Rudraksha. This beads are very much secret. So people and god/goddess could not find truth. But one day,Lord shiva Son Kumar kartikeya requested lord shiva to tell importance of Rudraksha.
And Lord shiva Speak to his Son Kumar kartikeya – Dear Son Kumar, Please listen, Rudraksha wearer will washes all their sin. Even though,any wild animal who wear rudraksha in their gorge attain form of Rudra (shiva). So what to say for human beings and brahmin priest for this. Those who walk Wearing Rudraksha in Rob and Neck attain doing great yagyas(Sacrifice) in every second. Again Kumar kartikeya ask to his father Shiva Till How many types of Rudraksha are there?. Lord Shiva speak to his Son there are 1 to 14 mukhi rudraksha (total 14). Lord shiva say to his son. Try to wear any kinds of rudraksha. Any one is similar to me. In earth any one who leaves their body wearing rudraksha attain my home with great respect.
Hence, The human beings who wear this Rudraksha get freedom from grief,knowledge,lust and finally attain True knowlege of Life. These Pious people are best among creatures,pure,respected as well as they are also able to get respect from great saints,sages. People wash all their sin even by seeing human beings who are wearing rudraksha in body. Human beings who feel rudraksha are able to deserve heavenly relaxment. And wearing it attain moksha (salvation). Those people who wear rudraksha in body are considered similar as Lord shiva. Among the special pilgrimage, Rudraksha beads are greatest Pilgrimage.
People who chant mantra,donate to needy and worship god/goddess by wearing rudraksha. They attain higher result and washes easily knowingly and unknowingly sin commited in past.
So in our Hindu Religious Scripture,books , Puran. Importance of Rudraksha is highly defined. So to be able to attain salvation (moksha) it is compulsory to wear rudraksha mala.
According to quality point of view, Rudraksha are classified in two varity. They are Best and Useless. We should not wear insect bitten,broken,damaged because they are classified as useless. And they are not able to provide benefits to wearer.
And also , There are many puran. But shiva puran described upto 1 to 14 mukhi(face) rudraksha but other puran like bhavisya puran describe importance above 14 mukhi to 21 also.
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